Steve Guengerich

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Entrepreneur Joins Management School as Institute's New Director
One of the leaders of Austin’s robust tech startup scene has moved to North Texas to join the faculty of UT Dallas as executive director of the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship(IIE).

Steve Guengerich brings a wealth of knowledge, connections and expertise from his more than three decades as an entrepreneur, investor, mentor, author and educator. He has been a director and remains a mentor at Capital Factory, an Austin-based technology incubator and working space. As principal at Powershift Group, a venture development group, he helped launch companies such as Appconomy, Moxie and Nano Global. He has written or published 12 books and dozens of articles about business innovation and information technology.
Austin Entrepreneur Now Leads Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
One of the leaders of Austin’s robust tech startup scene has relocated from the Silicon Hills to the Silicon Prairieto join the faculty of UT Dallas as executive director of the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Steve Guengerich
brings a wealth of knowledge, connections and expertise from his more than three decades of experience as an entrepreneur, investor, mentor, author and educator. He has been a director and remains a mentor at Capital Factory, an Austin-based technology incubator and working space. As principal at Powershift Group, a venture development group, he helped launch companies such as Appconomy, Moxie and Nano Global. He has authored or published 12 books and dozens of articles about business innovation and information technology.
Entrepreneur Looks to Redefine Industry While Giving Back
Entrepreneur and Naveen Jindal School of Management alumnus Oscar Yactayo knows the life of an entrepreneur includes long hours, evolving business plans and surrounding yourself with talent.
He has found the support for all of these areas through his relationship with UT Dallas, working on his new business at the Blackstone LaunchPad with 15 Jindal School and Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science students on his team.
Seeking to transform the transportation and logistics industry through digitalization, his business, ClicknShip USA Inc., introduces an online platform to connect the shipper and the trucking company and streamline a process that has historically been laborious and designed to benefit only the shipper.